2018 World Methodist Council Meeting

All current delegates (2016-21) are invited to attend the World Methodist Council meeting in Seoul, Korea. A limited number of observers may also register on a first come, first served basis. Registration will be available 1 April.

Date: 12-15 July 2018
Location: Kwanglim Methodist Church, Seoul, Korea
Host Hotel: The InterContinental Seoul COEX – Reservation Deadline JUNE 15!!
(View hotel information in English)

 

 

REGISTER

(Early registration rates available until 1 June)

Transportation:

Delegates are encouraged to arrive at Incheon International Airport where greeters will assist you with purchasing tickets for ground transportation. Limousine bus tickets can be purchased on arrival at bus ticket stands located inside the first floor of the Arrivals terminal 1 next to Gates 4 and 9 or in the Transit Center (1F/B1) of Terminal 2. See this website for a visual guide.

Schedule
(Subject to Change)

Thursday 12 July
9:00 12:00 Steering Committee meet at Kwanglim MC
14:00 17:00 Registration at Hotel
Friday 13 July
At Kwanglim Methodist Church
4:00 5:00 Service for Conclusion of 40 Days of Prayer – Kwanglim MC
Shuttles to Church: 7:00 – 8:30 departing hotel every 30 min.
7:00 8:15 Registration KMC delegates, observers
Committees meet as needed
8:30 9:45 Opening Worship – Reconciliation
Greeting from KMC President Bishop
Bishop Kim Sundo and Rev. Kim Chung Suk
Facilitators – Rev. Dr. J.C. Park and Ms. Gillian Kingston
9:45 10:00 Break
10:00 12:30 Council Meeting – Moving Toward Consensus-based Discernment
12:30 13:30 Lunch
13:30 14:00 Council Meeting
 – Announcements & Sharing
– Introduce Bylaws/Constitution changes
Shuttles between Church and hotel: 14:00 – 18:00 departing every 60 min. (departing church on the hour, departing hotel on half-hour – last bus departing at 17:30 from hotel to church)
14:00 14:15 Refreshment break, moving into committee meetings
14:15 15:45 Committees meet
16:00 18:00 Banquet
18:30 Korean Church Night
Shuttles to hotel will depart following Korean Church Night
Saturday 14 July
At Kwanglim Methodist Church
Shuttles to Church 7:00 – 8:30 departing hotel every 30 min.
7:00 8:15 Committees meet as needed
8:30 9:45 Worship – Theme “Peace”
– WesleyMen Asia-Korea Induction Celebration – Mr. Jay-Seong Yoo and Rev. Steve Hickle
– Peace Award Presentation
9:45 10:00 Break
10:00 11:00 Council Meeting – Moving Toward Consensus-based Discernment
11:00 12:30 Council Meeting – Exec. & Affiliate Reports, Business
12:30 13:30 Lunch
13:30 15:00 Council Meeting – Committee Reports
15:00 15:15 2021 Conference announcement
15:15 16:00 Voting on Bylaws/Constitution changes
16:00 16:30 Refreshment break
16:30 18:00 Communion Service
18:00 Dinner at your own expense
Shuttles to hotel departing at 18:00 an 19:00
Sunday 15 July – Activities coordinated by KMC Host Committee
Worship at area Korean Methodist Churches
 20:00  Candlelight Service at Kwangwhamoon Square
Departures
Monday 16 July
Departures

Meeting Documents

Log in to the Delegate Area for agendas and documents. (if you need a password, contact office@worldmethodistcouncil.org)
Documents will be available beginning in June 2018.